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Embodied Carbon Benchmark Study: LCA for Low Carbon Construction
(University of Washington, 2017)
The Embodied Carbon Benchmark Study provides data to building industry professionals integrating embodied carbon into life cycle decision making. However, in order to allow embodied carbon results to be comparable across projects and practices, a common standard for life cycle analysis is required. The next stage of this ...
Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings: A Practice Guide
(The Carbon Leadership Forum, Department of Architecture, University of Washington, 2018-05-30)
This Practice Guide introduces the use of life cycle assessment (LCA) to analyze the environmental impacts of buildings. The intent of this Practice Guide is to help building professionals understand how to use LCA in their work. It addresses basic questions such as: • How do buildings impact the environment? • What is ...